Sauvegarde des arts du spectacle traditionnels de Somalie

  • Budget du projet :
    • 40 000 US$
  • Source :
    • Fonds en dépôt du Japon
  • Dates de mise en œuvre :
    • 01/04/2008 - 01/03/2009

Pays bénéficiaire(s) : Kenya, Somalie

Résumé :

Before the civil war Somalia enjoyed a vibrant cultural life, in which traditional performing arts played a major role. Aware of the role that cultural practices may play in fostering social cohesion and in reconciliation processes in future post-conflict Somalia, the project aims to

  • identify traditional performing arts practices of Somali people with a view to safeguarding this heritage,
  • highlight the role that cultural practices can play in reconciliation process for the post conflict Somalia, and
  • contribute to the rehabilitation of Somali culture.

Core activities of the project include:

  • the identification of traditional performing arts of Somali communities in the North Eastern Province in Kenya;
  • the preparation of a draft inventory of those traditions; and
  • the acquisition of extant audiovisual materials related to traditional performing arts of Somali people.

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